Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on August 4th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-A’s…..San Diego led (6-1) in 5th at Press time
..Friars (61-47)…..(12-14) last 3-weeks heading into game.
..Tommy Pham lead off HR and RBI single
..Austin Nola 2R-double
..Blake Snell in trouble early in game
..A’s had 6-runners in scoring position in 3-innings-not score.

San Diego-Oakland..Wednesday matchup..Joe Musgrove-vs-Frankie Montas

Padres…DFA-utility man Jorge Mateo (.195)…could go to El Paso…
Padres..Activate P-Matt Strahm off the DL.

Padres…President Eric Greupner says team will raise ticket prices next yer in all categories-effective end of season…also says night games will start at 6:40pm next year not 7:10….Have not raised ticket prices in last 5-years.

Dodgers-Houston….Astros led (1-0) in 5th at Press time…LA (64-43)……(6-8) last two weeks…Astros (64-42)..heading into the game.

LA-Astros..Wednesday pitchers..Max Scherzer debut-vs-Jake Odorizzi

Angels-W-Texas….Halos led (10-3) in 8th at Press Time…Jo Adell 2R-double-RBI single…Halos (53-54)

Halos-Rangers…Wednesday pitchers-Shohei Ohtani-vs-Koby Allard

Angels..Callup OF-Jo Adell (.289-23HRs) at Salt Lake City.
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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-Orioles.Giancarlo Stanton 3R-HR.

Phillies-W-Washington..Bryce Harper HR…Phillies hit 4HRs

Indians-L-Blue Jays..George Springer HR-2RBI

Red Sox-L-Tigers..Miggy Cabrerea HR

Twins-W-Reds..Jorge Polanco 3RHR in 9th for Minnesota

Mets-L-Marlins..Alex Jackson HR for Miami

Seattle-W-Tampa Bay..Jared Kelenic HR

Royals-L-White Sox..Tim Anderson 2RHR..Alex Vaughn HR

Brewers-Pirates.Hoy Park 3R-double for Bucs..Bucs led (6-5) Press Time

Cardinals-L-Braves..Freddie Freeman-Jorge Soler HRs

Cubs-L-Rockies..Eli Diaz Grand Slam HR-Res Hilliard 3RHR for Colo

Giants-Arizona….Asdrubal Cabrera 2R-double..Dbacks (3-1) lead-Press Time
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(Injuries)

Yankees..P-Gerrit Cole on Covid-list
Yankees..P-Jordan Montgomery on Covid-list
Yankees..DL-3B-Gio Urshela-hamstring
Pirates..P-Chad Kuhl on Covid-list
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(Roster Moves)

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-C-David Frietas-ex Arizona
Arizona..Sign FA-P-SeanPoppins-ex Tampa Bay
Yankees..Callup P-Luis Gill from AAA
Washington..Recall P-Javy Guerra
Tampa Bay..Callup P-Dietrics Enns..(2.44-ERA-AAA)
Phillies..Release P-Brandon Kintzler
Twins..Release P-Matt Shoemaker
Milwaukee..Sign FA-P-Sal Romano-ex Yankees

(MLB Notes)

Cubs..Owner Tom Ricketts sends letter to fan explaining why it was important to begin a new era..”Time to look forward-not behind’

Atlanta..OF-Marcel Ozuna…Felony strangulation charges dropped-will be charged with misdemeanor domestic assault instead…been out since May
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…(Basketball)…

Lakers..Sign FA-F-Carmelo Anthony-longtime Knicks star..played last year in Portland..becomes 5th veteran signed in two days….Anthony averaged (13PPG) with Portland last year…has career (23P) average-most of career with Denver-Knicks.

Lakers..Sign FA-G-Malik Monk-ex Charlotte Hornets..(11PPG)
Lakers..Sign G-Talen Horton Tucker to 3Y -deal..(9P-2A) last yars
Lakers..Sign FA-G-Kendrick Nunn-ex Miami.(14P-3A) last year with Heat

Lakers…trying to work sign and trade deal to move FA-G-Dennis Schroeder

Clippers..F-Kawhi Leonard expected to sign (4Y-176M) extension

Spurs-Chicago…Sign and Trade..Spurs send G-DeMar DeRozan (21PPG)-to Bulls for F-Al Aminu..F-Thad Young…#1-#2-2 draft picks

Spurs..Sign FA-F-Zach Collins-ex Portland
Golden State..Sign FA-G-Otto Porter-ex Bulls-Wizard
Brooklyn..Sign FA-G-Patty Mills-ex Spurs
Brooklyn..Sign FA-F-James Johnson-ex New Orleans
76ers..Sign FA-C-Andre Drummond-ex Lakers
Bucks..Sign FA-G-Rod Hood-ex Toronto
Orlando..Sign FA-C-Robin Lopez-ex Washington
Golden State..Sign FA-F-Nemanja Bjelica-ex Miami
Utah..Sign FA-G-Rudy Gay-ex Spurs
Toronto..Sign FA-F-Sam Dekker-ex Houston-Washington
Portland..Sign FA-G-Tony Snell-ex Atlanta
Miami..Sign FA-F-Markieff Morris-ex Lakers

Minnesota..Open talks with FA-C-Laurie Markkinen-ex Bulls
Washington..Offer contract to FA-G-Spender Dinwiddie-ex Nets

Atlanta..Re-signs G-Trae Young (5Y-207M)
Utah..Re-signs G-Mike Conley (3Y-68M)
Miami..Re-signs F-Duncan Robinson (5Y-90M)
Dallas..Re-signs G-Tim Hardaway (4Y-72M)
Sacramento..Re-signs C-Richaun Holmes (4Y-47M)
Knicks..Re-sign F-Taj Gibson

Minnesota-Cleveland…complete trade G-Ricky Rucio for G-Taurean Prince.

Syracuse..fires Women’s coach Quinton Hillsman after investigation of toxic culture…20-players transferred in 5-year span including 9-from this year’s team-citing abusive culture towards women

Aztecs…F-Matt Mitchell signs to play in France rather than go to San Antonio Spurs summer league team.
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(Football)

Chargers…WR-Jaylen Guyton leaves practice with injury
Chargers..WR-Tryon Johnson missed practice-ankle
Chargers..workout highlited by battles with Keenan Allen-vs-Derwin James.
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(NFL Notes)

Vikings..Owner Mark Wilf upset at teams low vaccine rate…3-QBs out with Covid-tests…Kirk Cousins-Nate Stanley-Kellen Monds all out-none vaccinated.

Giants…Practice halted by massive fight on field after late his on QB-Daniel Jones.

Vikings..Starting CB-Jeff Gladney-indicted for violent domestic abuse incident.

Carolina..Rookie CB-JayCee Horn 2-interceptions in practice
Denver..Coacing staff praises CB-Patrick Surtain
Houston..QB-Deshaun Watson-no take part in practice
Jets..Former #1 pick Denzel Mims-dropped to 5th on depth chart

CFL…starts season on Thursday night..has not played since Grey Cup game in November 2019…some 620-days ago.
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(Injuries)

Rams..X-rays on thumb QB-Matthew Stafford come back negative..out 3-to-5 days.

Cowboys..QB-Dak Prescott-strained shoulder not healing
Colts..OG-Quentin Nelson to have foot surgery-injured Tuesday

Jaguars..QB-CJ Beathard-Covid-test
Jets..OT-Cam Clark taken to hospital-neck injury
Giants..WR-Ken Golladay-leg injury in practice
Ravens..WR-Marquise Brown-hamstring injury
Ravens..OT-Kevin Zettler-foot injury
Browns..LB-Anthony Walker-knee injury in practice
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(Roster Moves)

Colts..Reject trade offers for QB-Nick Foles-Marcus Mariota-Gardner Minshew

Arizona..Re-sign DT-corey Peters
Atlanta..workout FA-RB-D’Onta Foreman-ex Houston
Vikings..sign FA-QB-Danny Etling-ex Seattle
Miami..sign FA-TE-Gabe Holmes-ex Arizona
Giants..LB-Todd Davis-retires
Steelers…sign FA-RB-Tony Brooks-James-ex Patriots
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(College Football)

Pac 12-Big 12…Open discussions on possible ‘alliance’ or an outright merger….1-proposal would have teams play crossover schedules….2nd proposal would have a 20-team conference with Colorado-Utah transferring to Big 12 membership giving each league 10-teams.
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…(Hockey)…

Colorado…Sign FA-D-Ryan Murray-ex Columbus Blue Jackets star
Arizona..Sign FA-F-Travis Boyd-ex Vancouver

Rochester Americans..AHL team hires Mike Peca as coach-longtime Buffalo Sabres.
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…(General)…

(Olympics)

USA-W-Spain (95-81)..Kevin Durant (29P)..withstood Ricky Rubio (38P)
USA-vs-Australia…Thursday in semifinals

Brazil-W-Mexico in soccer

Rai Benjamin-Silver Medal-400M hurdles-set Olympic record but lost to Norway’s Karston Washolm.

Simone Biles..Gets Silver Medal in Balance Beam event
Anthing Mu-Gold Medal in women’s 800M
Gabby Thomas-Bronze Medal in womens 200M-1st time ever ran

Olympic Memory…On this day 1936-Jesse Owens won first of four Gold Medals infront of Hitler at Berlin Games.

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